Paul Fishstein

Executive Director, Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit

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Executive Director of the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit

Paul Fishstein on KCRW

Hundreds of escaped prisoners and other Taliban militants are said to be dug in a few miles from Afghanistan’s second largest city.

The Taliban in Afghanistan: Back with a Vengeance

Hundreds of escaped prisoners and other Taliban militants are said to be dug in a few miles from Afghanistan’s second largest city.

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At Camp David on Monday, Presidents Bush and Karzai were bullish on the upcoming meeting. Musharraf has been much in the news since U.S.

Islamabad, Kabul, Washington and International Politics

At Camp David on Monday, Presidents Bush and Karzai were bullish on the upcoming meeting. Musharraf has been much in the news since U.S.

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At Camp David on Monday, with Afghanistan's President  Hamid Karzai  by his side,  President Bush warmly endorsed a "jirga ," a traditional meeting to resolve disputes.

Poppies, Jihadis Stand in the Way of Progress in Afghanistan

At Camp David on Monday, with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai by his side, President Bush warmly endorsed a "jirga ," a traditional meeting to resolve disputes.

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